Best New Books: Week of November 3, 2020

The following books, published this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist!

Adult Fiction

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020, edited by Diana Gabaldon and John Joseph Adams

The Best American Short Stories 2020, edited by Heidi Pitlor and Curtis Sittenfeld

Double Agent, by Tom Bradby

Miss Benson’s Beetle, by Rachel Joyce

A Mother’s Goodbye, by Kate Hewitt

The Museum of Forgotten Memories, by Anstey Harris

Papaya Salad, by Elisa Macellari and translated by Carla Roncalli Di Montorio

The Right Kind of Fool, by Sarah Loudin Thomas

The Russian Pink, by Matthew Hart

Things We Didn’t Say, by Amy Lynn Green

To Be a Man, by Nicole Krauss

Tsarina, by Ellen Alpsten

White Ivy, by Susie Yang

Adult Nonfiction

The Book Collectors: A Band of Syrian Rebels and the Stories That Carried Them through a War, by Delphine Minoui and translated by Lara Vergnaud

The Way of Bach: Three Years with the Man, the Music, and the Piano, by Dan Moller

Youth Fiction

Bigger than a Dream, by Jef Aerts, illustrated by Marit Törnqvist, and translated by David Colmer

The Little Mermaid, by Jerry Pinkney

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Briana Shemroske is Booklist's Marketing Associate. She graduated with a BA from Lake Forest College where she studied English Writing and Art History. In her free time she can be found eating cheeseburgers, frolicking with her schnoodle, Moritz, and feebly attempting to play board games. Follow her on Twitter at @Booklist_Briana.

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